EasyJet has placed more than 180,000 extra seats to the Canaries on sale and launched new services to the Spanish islands from Scotland and Northern Ireland.
The huge surge in capacity follows Thursday’s announcement by Grant Shapps allowing travel corridors between the UK, the Canary Islands, the Maldives, Denmark and the Greek island of Mykonos.
After the news broke, easyJet said it had seen a 500% increase in searches across flights and holidays to the Canaries.
The carrier’s bolstered flight programme features departures up to the end of March 2021, with fares from £22.99.
EasyJet has also added more seats to previously sold out dates for October half-term with extra flights available from Gatwick and Manchester to Tenerife on Sunday 25 October and 1 November, Manchester to Lanzarote on 25 and 31 October and Gatwick to Lanzarote on 25, 26 and 31 October.